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Solo & Small Practice: Business School for Immigration Lawyers

October 25– 26, 2012
AILA National Office, Washington, District of Columbia, USA

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2012 Solo & Small Practice: Business School for Immigration Lawyers

This conference was originally presented on October 25th and 26th at the AILA National Office in Washington, DC and was also be webcast live. View the complete conference program here.

This two day conference is specially designed for attorneys with Solo and Small Practices. It covers what law schools do not teach—How to run a practice and be a business owner. Featured topics include: making the most of your marketing dollars, staffing decisions, time management, and technology. Attendees will also learn how to deal with peaks and valleys in business and contingency planning for natural disasters and other business interruptions.


Course Materials: All attendees will receive an electronic version of The Entrepreneurial Lawyer: How to Run a Successful Immigration Practice [2011 Ed.]. For more information on how to access digital materials please visit our FAQ.

Registration & Pricing (Live)

Members:
AILA Member/International Associates: $649 until October 11th; $749 after October 11th
AILA Member's Paralegal: $649 until October 11th; $749 after October 11th
AILA Nonprofit Members: $499 until October 11th; $599 after October 11th
AILA Law Student Members: $449 until October 11th; $549 after October 11th

Nonmembers:
Nonmember Attorneys: $849 until October 11th, $949 after October 11th
Nonprofit Nonmembers: $649 until October 11th; $749 after October 11th
Nonmember Law Students: $549 until October 11th; $649 after October 11th

Registration (Webcast)

Members:
AILA Member/International Associates: $649 until October 11th, $749 until October 23rd
AILA Member's Paralegal: $649 until October 11th, $749 until October 23rd
AILA Nonprofit Members: $499 until October 11th, $599 until October 23rd
AILA Law Student Members: $449 until October 11th, $549 until October 23rd

Nonmembers:
Nonmember Attorneys: $849 until October 11th, $949 until October 23rd
Nonprofit Nonmembers: $649 until October 11th, $749 until October 23rd
Nonmember Law Students: $549 until October 11th, $649 until October 23rd


You can register for this event quickly and securely online by adding this item to your cart and paying by credit card or e-check. If for some reason you need to mail or fax in your registration, you can also download and complete a registration form. Registration closes on October 23 at Noon ET.

If you register online, do not also mail in a registration form.


Notice: All registrations and reservations are subject to acceptance. Registrations and reservations received without payment will be returned. Registrations are NOT transferable and cannot be split among conference attendees. Any and all liability of AILA with respect to registration, reservations, cancellations, changes in the location or content of the program, and refunds is limited to a sum no greater than the registration fee paid. Under no circumstances shall AILA be liable for incidental or consequential damages of any kind, including, but not limited to, the cost of transportation or lodging. Submission of registration and payment constitutes acceptance of the terms and conditions herein.

CLE Credit & Resources

CLE credit is available in most jurisdictions for this conference. Please view the CLE status sheet for the in-person format and the webcast format.
Indiana has approved this program for non-legal credit only.

In-Person Conference Location:

   AILA National Office
   1331 G Street, NW
   Washington, DC 20005


The following is a list of hotels within walking distance to the AILA National Office. Please keep in mind that the hotel rates are high in the spring and fall in downtown DC, so please reserve as soon as possible. If you are looking for lower hotel rates, you may want to stay at boutique hotels in Dupont Circle area and take a cab to AILA (10-20 minute cab ride depending on traffic).


JW Marriott (1.5 blocks) - 1331 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, (202) 393-2000


Marriott at Metro Center (2 blocks) - 775 12th Steet, NW, (202) 737-2200


Hilton Garden Inn (3 blocks) - 815 14th Street, NW, (202) 783-7800


Grand Hyatt (4 blocks) - 1000 H Street, NW, (202) 582-1234


Courtyard Marriott (5 blocks) - 900 F Street, NW, (202) 638-4600


Renaissance Washington (5 blocks) - 999 9th Street, NW, (202) 898-9000


Hotel Monaco (6 blocks) - 700 F Street, NW, (202) 628-7177

Cancellation Policy (Live)

After October 11, 2012, the advance/on-site rate applies. We will mail registration materials in advance to anyone who has registered as of October 11, 2012. If you register after this date you must pick up your registration materials on-site. We encourage you to register by the early-bird deadline to avoid on-site delays. Cancellations received by October 11, 2012, entitle registrants to a full refund (less $50 processing fee). No cancellation requests will be accepted after October 11, 2012, but the conference materials will be mailed to the registrant after the conference. All cancellations must be in writing.



Cancellation Policy (Webcast)

No cancellation requests will be accepted after 12:00 pm, Eastern Time, October 24, 2011. All cancellations must be in writing.

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